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The Shippen

Gooseham, nr. Bude Grade 5 Star rating View Map
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Lakeside, seaside, countryside, hillside…wherever you can picture your perfect cottage, you’ll find it with Welcome Cottages!


Dating back to the 1700s, this cosy retreat is close to Trust woodland and Marsland Mouth, with Bude further afield.

Standing alone within a peaceful hamlet, this sympathetic, single-storey barn conversion dates back to the 1700s and has some facilities for less mobile guests. A warm and cosy retreat, it has been decorated and furnished with flair and enjoys sole use of a sitting-out area. A 1½-mile walk through Trust woodland leads to the coast at Marsland Mouth, with its beautiful combe and river. Sandy beach, 5 miles, and riding stables 100 yards. Fishing close by. Bude, 10 miles, for shops, leisure centre, tennis, golf and beach. Shops 4 miles, pub 1½ miles.

All on ground floor: Living room. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster), 1 twin with sloping ceiling. Wetroom with bath and toilet (Jack ’n’ Jill access from both bedrooms). Most rooms with terracotta tiled floor.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. High chair. Blu-ray. Stereo/CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Patio and furniture. Barbecue. Parking. No smoking. NB: Unfenced pond and stream in owner’s gardens.

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  • Four Poster BedFour Poster Bed
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-07-25
    A lovely place

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-05-30
    We had a lovely week at The Shippen, and Pam and Andy were hugely welcoming. From a fire made up ready to light, to the cream tea on arrival and the friendly advice and tips on the local area. The accomodation was lovely - well spaced out, good sized rooms and clean and tidy. Perfect really. Highly recommended, and the local area is simply beautiful.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2014-12-28
    Lovely and well appointed cottage in a great location for walking or visiting the Cornwall coast. Close to Bude but remote enough for some peace and quiet. Helpful and knowledgeable owners. No phone signal or Wifi so not recommended for those who like their technology! Will happily visit again.

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9.6 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews collected by Reevoo

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